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Menopause belly? Try this!

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I’m excited to chat about today’s topic which is about Menopause Belly: something women in their 40s going through or having gone through Menopause have.  So, what is it, why do you have it, and what do you need to do to get rid of it.   So what happens to a woman’s body as we move into peri-menopause (which is the pre-menopause) and then the menopause itself has to do with the delicate balance of four major hormones: Estrogen, Progesterone Insulin and Cortisol. The female hormones are estrogen and progesterone but they also trigger and have a great impact on insulin and on cortisol and which are the fat burning and stress hormones which can be triggered by the rise and fall of estrogen and progesterone. The key things that you need to know are that as a woman moves into peri-menopausal and menopausal stage the main thing that happens is that there is a decrease in estrogen levels. Estrogen is the hormone responsible for giving us our shape and it is the hormone that makes us more insulin sensitive and also it is the hormone that makes us a little bit less sensitive to stress. So in this…

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